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Inrō

Shibata Zeshin

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Inrō
  • Creator: Shibata Zeshin
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: 2 11/16 x 2 1/16 x 15/16 in. (6.8 x 5.3 x 2.4 cm)
  • Type: Inrō
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/45576
  • Medium: Roiro (waxen) lacquer with sprinkled hiramkie lacquer and togidashi sprinkled and polished lacquer; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Ojime: silver shibuichi lacquer bead decorated with design of castle grounds; Netsuke: carved wooden sleeping goose
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
  • Culture: Japan

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